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CKA benefits from Vermont Smoke and Cure Donations

Vermont Smoke and Cure
This is a post from Dave Moyer, Community Kitchen Academy Chef Instructor. Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) prepares underemployed and unemployed Vermonters for careers in the food service industry, while rescuing produce, meat and other foods that would otherwise be wasted from grocery stores, restaurants, local farms and food service companies.  Here, Dave writes about the […]
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Citizens Bank Foundation Awards Vermont Foodbank $15,000

Citizens Bank
Representatives from the Citizens Bank presented the Vermont Foodbank with a $15,000 gift to support the work of getting more food to Vermonters in need. The donation will support the Direct Distribution Program at the Vermont Foodbank, currently serving residents at low-income housing sites throughout Vermont. Twice a week, the Vermont Foodbank staff and volunteers […]
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VISION 2015: A Report to Our Investors, A Post from CEO John Sayles

Vermont Foodbank Meatless Monday
I have prepared this Vision 2015 Investor’s Report on the recent performance of the Vermont Foodbank that has helped feed 153,000 Vermonters, including nearly 40,000 children, who struggle with hunger every day. Collection and Distribution of Food In 2014, we distributed 9 million pounds of nourishing food, exceeding our goal by nearly 10%. This bounty […]
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Food Waste Infographics

Food Waste
The Food Waste Reduction Alliance has created several excellent infographics detailing food waste in the food manufacturing, grocery, and restaurant industries. “The benchmark analysis addresses food donations and recycling as both key solutions but also top barriers to reducing food waste. With Feeding America at the table as a founding member of the alliance, the […]
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WATCH CKA Burlington Graduation and KeyBank Donation

CKA Burlington Graduation and KeyBank Donation
ABC 22 News covered a recent Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) Burlington graduation, as well as a generous donation from KeyBank. CKA prepares underemployed and unemployed Vermonters for a career in the food service industry. In addition to the training, CKA performs another important function: rescuing produce, meat and other foods that would otherwise be wasted […]
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